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Pakistan to join military exercises under US Central Command
Islamabad, Aug 22 (Xinhua) Pakistan will take part in the multinational biennial military exercises to be conducted jointly by the US Central Command (USCENTCOM) and Egyptian armed forces in the Mediterranean Sea in November 2007, an official statement said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 11:31:40 PM

Pakistani, Indian writers pay rich tributes to Qurratulain Haider
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistani and Indian poets and writers have paid rich tributes to Qurratulain Haider - 'Aini Aapa' to them - saying her death was 'a huge blow to Urdu literature'.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 5:35:44 PM

Musharraf rules out martial law, emergency in Pakistan
Islamabad/New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has ruled out the possibility of imposing martial law or a state of emergency in Pakistan that could lead to the postponement of elections.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 12:45:37 PM

Japanese defence minister in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 22 (DPA) Japanese Defence Minister Yuriko Koike arrived in Pakistan Wednesday for talks on regional issues and cooperation in the war against terrorism.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 12:34:27 PM

Six killed in Pakistan checkpoint attack
Islamabad, Aug 22 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants Wednesday attacked a security checkpoint in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) bordering Afghanistan, triggering a firefight that left three paramilitary soldiers and three attackers dead, officials said.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 12:33:34 PM

New Pakistan coach Lawson hoping for Yousuf to return
Lahore, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan's new cricket coach Geoff Lawson has called on batsman Mohammad Yousuf to reconsider his decision to join the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 11:33:38 AM

Pakistan releases suspected Al Qaeda operative
Islamabad, Aug 21 (DPA) A Pakistani man accused of using his computer skills to relay information between Al Qaeda cells planning attacks in the US and Britain has been freed by Pakistani intelligence after three years of detention without a trial, his attorney said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 5:08:30 PM

Pakistan to ban players signing with ICL
Islamabad, Aug 21 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reiterated its stand that players who join the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) won't play for the country in future.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 1:12:34 PM

Sikh shrine in Lahore 'taken over by hooligans'
Lahore, Aug 21 (IANS) An 18th century Sikh shrine in Naolakha Bazaar here has been 'taken over by a group hooligans' and the government is 'hesitating to take action' against the Muslims who have locked the Sikhs out, Daily Times said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 12:38:06 PM

Al Qaeda suspect released in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 20 (Xinhua) An alleged Al Qaeda operative and computer expert who was arrested in Pakistan in 2004 has been freed, media reports said Monday.

Monday, August 20, 2007 11:34:25 PM

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